Ernest EDGE

EDGE, Ernest

Service Number: 166
Enlisted: 18 December 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Australian General Hospital - WW1
Born: Roma, Queensland, 12 July 1882
Home Town: Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 13 November 1959, aged 77 years
Cemetery: Nundah Cemetery, Brisbane
Plot 10, Row 5, Grave No. 94
Memorials: Nundah Baptist Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

18 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 166, Brisbane, Queensland
18 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 166, 41st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 166, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney
15 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 3rd Australian General Hospital - WW1, Australian Medical Corp
28 Jan 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 166, 3rd Australian General Hospital - WW1, Australian Medical Corp

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

The two enlisted children of Noah Edge and Maria (née Lavender) Edge of Queensland [both parents deceased]:-

428 Pte. Albert Edge (/explore/people/310638) - killed in action;

166 L/Cpl. Ernest Edge - returned to Australia.